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Ending Violence Together in Bangor Maine

Posted by Ryan Hall
10.02.17

By Mary Ellen Quinn The 4th Annual End Violence Together Rally & March (EVT) was held in Bangor at West Market Square on Saturday, September 16th from 1 – 4 pm. EVT was initiated by the Peace and Justice Center … read more

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South Bend’s Electricity Fast for Peace

Posted by Erin Bechtol

On September 23rd, a group gathered at Sibley House, an intentional community in South Bend, IN, to fast from electricity and reflect on our complicity in the unjust use of energy resources.  We encouraged people to spend the day fasting … read more

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Interfaith Prayer Service and Silent Peace Walk in Akron, OH

Posted by Erin Bechtol
09.29.17

Dominican Sisters of Peace and Associates in Northeast Ohio hosted an Interfaith Prayer Service to observe International Day of Peace on Thursday, September 21 at the Akron Motherhouse. Valerie Shaul, OP; Madeleine Breen, OPA; The Rev. Joseph Kraker; Cathy Lee, … read more

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Standing For Peace on the Streets in Napa

Posted by Erin Bechtol
09.28.17

Seen above: Margery Bancroft, John Dunlap (age 94 and a retired attorney who also served as an Assemblyman with the State of California), Teresa Cahill, and Mary Lou Dunlap at the peace vigil in Napa, CA on September 24. Photo by … read more

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Resist Racism: A Street Art Protest

Posted by Erin Bechtol
09.27.17

Pace e Bene received the following action from Riseup.net encouraging people to protest racism in this creative way. This weekend President Trump called for harsh action against NFL players who knelt during the national anthem to protest police brutality and systemic … read more

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Football for Peace in Liberia

Posted by Erin Bechtol

Youth Action Liberia takes part in the Campaign Nonviolence Week of Actions by organizing a Football for Peace Tournament. The event was highly attended. There were four teams playing for Goal 16. The winner of the tournament got a Youth … read more

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Cameroon Celebrates Peace Day

Posted by Ryan Hall

The Cameroon Active Youth Association held their peace day event during the 2017 Campaign Nonviolence Week of Actions.  The organizer Kungaba Fongoh Leonel said, “The security context in Cameroon today permits us to put an accent on peace. As we can … read more

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10th Annual Peace Day Hawaii Celebration

Posted by Erin Bechtol
09.26.17

Submitted by Wally Inglis with CNV Honolulu, HI The 10th annual Peace Day Hawaii was held on September 16 at the Soka Gakkai International Culture Center. With the theme “Journey for Peace with Aloha: Making Connections,” it offered two floors of informational … read more

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Prayer at the Fargo Peace Pole

Posted by Erin Bechtol

Submitted by Cathy Schwinden in Fargo, ND Our Peace Pole at Nativity Catholic Church in Fargo was given to the fifteen years ago, one of the first in Fargo – Moorhead.  To celebrate this week of peace, I invited the teachers … read more

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Culture of Excellence: This is the way, walk in it (Benin City, Nigeria)

Posted by Erin Bechtol

Faculty of Peace in Benin City, Nigeria celebrated the International Day of Peace with an event titled “Culture of Excellence.” The venue was packed full with students, NYSC representatives, armed forces representative, representative of the Chief Imam of Benin Central … read more

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Preventing Communal Violence in Salem, OR

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

In response to recent uptake in verbal harassment, the use of slurs and derogatory language, and disturbing incidents involving swastikas, Nazi salutes and Confederate flags. violence in various parts of the United States, including the state of Oregon and even … read more

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Campaign Nonviolence Organizer Shot with BB Gun During Action

by Ryan Hall // Campaign Nonviolence

Recently we were contacted by our friend, Monica Juma, who is an action organizer in Memphis, TN.  During a peace vigil they were holding for the Campaign Nonviolence Week of Actions, she was shot in the arm with a bb-gun, … read more

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Nonviolent Options and Just Peace

by Erin Bechtol // Home Page News

On October 6 and 7, the University of San Diego’s Frances G. Harpst Center for Catholic Thought and Culture hosted a conference entitled, “The Catholic Church Moves Towards Nonviolence? Just Peace/Just War in Dialogue.”  This event was a follow-up to … read more

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